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In this episode of the CONGERGE18 Preview Podcasts series, I visit with Jacki David Deitchman, Deputy General Counsel, Employment, Ethics & Compliance at HP. We discuss some of his tactics and techniques for dealing the Board of Directors. Some of...

Reporting a compliance infraction might sound easy until you’re the one who needs to make the call. Today, Tom and Keturah Pestel share an insightful conversation on the value of proactive internal reporting. Keturah is the Code of Conduct Program...

On 16 September 2018, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a Royal Commission into the Aged Care Sector to examine the quality of care provided to both senior Australians and young Australians with disabilities in residential and home aged care....

Franchisors need to review their franchise agreements and take immediate action in response to the recent onslaught of legal action over “no poaching” provisions in franchise agreements. In a typical franchise agreement, a franchisor will prohibit a...

Over the weekend, Hurricane Florence caused substantial damage in many communities in North and South Carolina. Early estimates put the damages from Florence in the billions of dollars. These losses include both direct property damage as well as...

The Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) held its September monthly meeting on Friday, September 14 in Chicago. Below is a summary of the Riverboat Meeting and the Video Gaming Meeting. RIVERBOAT- The Chairman opened his comments by apologizing for the...

As I reported last week, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has submitted proposed changes to the Office of Management and Budget regarding its functional affirmative action plan approval process. Functional AAPs, or FAAPs, allow...

You may have heard of Contractor Team Arrangements (“CTA”) that can be used to pursue General Services Administration (“GSA”) Schedule contract opportunities, but do you know how a CTA can maximize your ability to qualify for government contracts?...

We recently reported the SEC’s adoption of amendments to Rule 15c2-12 to add two new events to those now required to be reported. Those two events are: - Incurrence of a financial obligation of the issuer or obligated person, if material, or...

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